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Basildon Hospital In Lockdown After Armed Police Attend Due To 19-Year-Old Shot In Tilbury

Tonight Basildon hospital has been on lockdown after armed police stormed in due to an unknown incident at the hospital in Essex.

It was around 7:30PM where reports started flying around the internet that something was going on at Basildon hospital and then it was announced that they had put the hospital in lockdown.

The hospital have said that it is still open to members of the public if they need to be treated in the emergency department as they shared on Twitter:

Good evening to let you know that our Accident & Emergency department remains open to the public. Regarding the reported incident this evening we have spoken to Essex police and a statement will be released at approximately 10pm. Many thanks.

In a statement released by Essex Police they have said that a 19-year-old man has been shot in Tilbury and rushed to hospital with shot wounds to his stomach and they are now investigating the going ons.

The statement from Essex Police said:

We are investigating following an incident in #Tilbury where a man was shot.

A 19 year-old man was taken to Basildon Hospital with a gunshot wound to his stomach shortly before 7.15pm today (Wednesday, September 26).

It is believed he had been injured after being approached by two men in the area of Raphael Avenue and Sullivan Road in Tilbury.

He is currently in a serious condition.

The area of Raphael Avenue and Sullivan Road has been cordoned off while officers investigate and we have officers at Basildon Hospital.

Detective Inspector Stuart Truss, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “This investigation is in a very early stage but we’re already building up a picture of the circumstances which led up to it.

“While it is unclear what the motive behind the attack was we believe it was targeted and there is no risk to the wider public.

“I appreciate this will be concerning for the local community but I want to emphasise incidents like this are very rare.

“The area where it is thought this incident took place is a busy residential one and I believe someone will have seen something.

“I particularly need to speak to anyone who saw a small black car in the area at the time of the incident.”

If you saw or heard anything, have CCTV, were driving in the area and have dash cam footage, or have any other information please call us on 101 quoting incident 1114 of September 26.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Meghan Markle’s Dad Is NOT Attending Wedding As He Prepares For Heart Surgery

Breaking news.

It’s just been announced that Meghan Markle’s father Thomas Markle is NOT going to be attending his daughter’s wedding on Saturday as he prepares himself to undergo heart surgery after having a ‘heart attack’ last week.

Thomas is apparently going to go under the knife tomorrow just three days before his daughter say’s ‘I do’ to Prince Harry.

BREAKING NEWS!: I’m A Celebrity’s Iain Lee Left ‘Batttered’ After Failling Down Well

News has just broken that I’m A Celebrity contestant Iain Lee has been rushed to hospital after failling down a well.

Taking to his Twitter account Iain tweeted saying that he wont be on his TalkRadio show due to the fall as he wrote:

‘Sorry team. This is messed up. Tonight’s show is cancelled as I’ve fallen down a well. This is not a joke.’

His followers started tweeting him back asking if it was apart of a April Fools jok causing him to reply back:

 “It’s not metaphorical. It’s an actual well. This is nuts. Phone dying. Help is coming but I’m a bit shaken.”

BREAKING NEWS! Ant McPartlin Is ARRESTED On Suspicion Of Drunk Driving And Crashing His Mini Spot In London

News has broken tonight that Ant McPartlin has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and crashed his mini spot car in London.

The TV presenter who seemed his usual chirpy self on Saturday night while he was presenting Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway was arrested on Sunday night as he was traveling down the Lower Richmond Road in South West London.

A witness has said that Ant looked dazed after he crashed into two other cars as they said:

“Ant looked like his world had just ended.”

Apparently Ant got aggressive to the female police officer and she decided to arrest him on suspicion on  drink driving.

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